CWG 2018 India Medals Tally: India enhance Glasgow award pull in Gold Coast

CWG 2018 India Medals Tally: India enhance Glasgow award pull in Gold Coast

CWG 2018 India Medal Tally: India complete the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast with 66 decorations – 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze.

India have broken their decoration count from Glasgow four years back with activity unfurling on the last day of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. In Glasgow in 2014, India had won 64 awards – 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze. This time around, however, India went past the stamp as far as gold awards with 26. India’s count of 66 decorations can be separated into 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. Notwithstanding, this won’t beat India’s second best pull of 69 awards in Manchester in 2002. India had won the most extreme awards in New Delhi in 2010 when a gigantic 600 or more solid individuals contended under the tricolor to pack 101 decorations.

A large portion of India’s awards originated from the shooting range (16) wth gold decorations for Jitu Rai, Anish Bhanwala, Sanjeev Rajput, Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu, Tejaswini Sawant, Shreyasi Singh; silver awards for Sidhu, Mehuli Ghosh, Anjum Moudgil, Sawant; bronze awards for Om Mitharwal (two decorations), Ravi Kumar, Ankur Mittal and Apurvi Chandela. In the wake of shooting, wrestling (12) contributed the most to India’s decoration count in the province of Queensland, Australia. It was trailed by boxing and weightlifting (9) where India had made 12 and 16 passages each for a model transformation rate.

CWG 2018 Medal Tally:


Australia 80 59 59 198

England 45 45 46 136

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India 26 20 20 66

Canada 15 40 27 82

New Zealand 15 16 15 46

South Africa 13 11 13 37

Wales 10 12 14 36

Scotland 9 13 22 44

Nigeria 9 9 6 24

Cyprus 8 1 5 14

India complete third in the award count – behind Australia and England with the host nation winning 198 decorations and England bringing home 136 awards. The best 10 in the awards count is adjusted off with Canada (fourth; 82 decorations), New Zealand (fifth; 46 decorations), South Africa (sixth; 37 decorations), Wales (seventh; 36 decorations), Scotland (eighth; 44 decorations), Nigeria (ninth; 24 awards) and Cyprus (tenth; 14 decorations).

India won 35 decorations politeness male competitors, 28 from female competitors and 3 awards came in group occasions (badminton, table tennis and squash).

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